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News of the Weird by Chuck Shepherd

By News of the Weird by Chuck Shepherd

Published Sept. 15, 2017

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Police in Cleveland are searching for the woman whose patience ran out on April 14 awaiting her young son's slow haircut at Allstate Barber College. She pulled out a pistol, took aim at the barber and warned: "I got two clips! I'll pop you." (She allowed him to finish up -- more purposefully, obviously -- and left without further incident.)

Barbara Lowery, 24, was arrested for disorderly conduct in Cullman, Alabama, in May after police spotted her standing on a car, stomping out the windshield and smashing the sun roof. She said it was a boyfriend's car, that she thought he was cheating on her, and that she had spent the previous night "thinking" about what to do, "pray(ing) about it and stuff." (However, she said, "I did it anyway.") [WOIO-TV (Cleveland), 4-28-2017] [ (Birmingham), 5-2-2017]